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“Crumbly Spire”

Officially fails because saddle depth is less than 300'

The interactive map below is initially centered on the target summit (“Crumbly Spire”), but may be scrolled around by simply grabbing hold of the map image with the mouse and dragging. The controls at the top may also be used to pan around, adjust magnification, and select different map types. Clicking a peak marker displays a window containing information about the summit. Even more information about “Crumbly Spire” appears in the Peak Details section just below the map.

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Red Marker Summit of “Crumbly Spire” - click here to re-center map on this peak
Blue MarkerHighest saddle connecting “Crumbly Spire” with a higher summit
Green Marker An official VRMC California Thirteener summit
Grey Marker A summit that narrowly fails the official VRMC California Thirteener passing criteria

“Crumbly Spire” Details

Official summit elevation13,267' (4044m)
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT GODDARD, CALIF. USGS 15' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4040m
Map summit13,267'
DEM saddle3952m
Map saddle12,960'+
Official saddle depth250'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT DARWIN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceField altimeter measurement (plus or minus 23 feet)
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 2
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page291 (mentioned in description of another peak)
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page283 (mentioned in description of another peak)
Roper guidebook page(no references)
SummitPost.org page(Please send page reference if you have one.)
Climber.Org trip reportscrumbly
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)353150
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4111610
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.6543
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.1411
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)353080
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4112020
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.6552
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.1448